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BBC, Let Women Read the News! - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: BBC, sexist culture, Women Rights, discrimintaion )

- 1744 days ago -
Recent study coming out of City University shows that when you flip on the news you're 75% likely to see a male presenter & it's not just reporters & anchors. Women experts are much less likely to be called for an on-air opinion than their male colleagues
Breastfeeding Bans in Atlanta... Covered By Robin Marty in Protect Women's Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: children, society, women, breastfeeding, babies, health, Atlanta, Georgia, World Health Organization, Robin Marty, Women Rights )

- 2980 days ago -
One metro area in Atlanta, Georgia has decided that they are no longer OK with mothers feeding their children in public - even though the World Health Organization recommends breastfeeding to age two and beyond.
Woman Arrested for Thinking About Abortion?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, child, children, culture, dishonesty, family, fetus, freedoms, government, law, media, news, police, politics, religion, rights, society, violence, women, Women Rights )

- 3041 days ago -
The argument for these kinds of laws is that they're about protecting pregnant women from violent assault. These are about establishing the notion that a fetus, or even a fertilized egg, is a separate person from the woman in which it resides...-->
On Women's Day, GOP Attacks Women
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, law, media, news, politics, religion, society, women, Women Rights )

- 3053 days ago -
In the state and local public sector unions that these governors are trying to enfeeble, members are more likely to be women - teachers, librarians, nurses, and public health workers. On the state level, 52 percent of workers are women; on the local-->
Woman Jailed for Getting Pregnant Dies From Medical Neglect
Society & Culture  (tags: women rights, pregnant woman, jailed, dies, investigation, crime )

- 3156 days ago -
Thrown in jail for getting pregnant? That seems like a particularly absurd violation of women's reproductive rights. But it's actually an established policy in Allegheny County, PA. Cara reports at the Curvature that, for Amy Lynn Gillespie, becoming
10 Worst Places in the World to Live If You're a Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: Women, Women Rights, Feminist Movement, Society )

- 3267 days ago -
The feminist movement took off in parts of the Western world, many women are still treated as second class citizens. Many endure violent daily events and manage to persevere and take care of their children in hopes of a better tomorrow.

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